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Fukuoka #17 (Otuma)



   Fukuoka #17 was situated on the bay of Omuta, about 17 miles northwest of Kumamoto and 40 miles south of the city of Fukuoka in Japan.

 

2nd Sep 1945   POW Camp Fukuoka 17 at Omuta was liberated liberated on the 2nd September 1945.

2nd Sep 1945 


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Those known to have served with

Fukuoka #17 (Otuma)

during the Second World War 1939-1945.

  • Aartsma Adolf. Cpl.
  • Abbot Samuel Woodrow. Sk1C
  • Abbot Shirley Jack. S/Condr
  • Ables Hugh F. Pte (d.27th November 1944)
  • Ablett Norman Lesley. Pvt.
  • Adam Johannes Pieter. Sgt. ML
  • Adames Alfred William. Pvt.
  • Adams Berdine. Pvt.
  • Adams Edward Berdine. Cpl.
  • Adams John Carroll. Pfc.
  • Aegerter Robert Paul. S/Sgt.
  • Aguilar Maclovio. Pvt.
  • Aiken James Murray. Pvt.
  • Albert Phillip. Pvt.
  • Alchin Meryvn. Pvt.
  • Alderson Herbert John. Drv.
  • Aldrich Robert Leroy. Sgt.
  • Allen George. Pvt.
  • Allen Hugh Hunter. Cpl.
  • Allen Neville. Pvt
  • Allen Walter Paul. Pvt.
  • Allyn James Joseph. Pvc
  • Altendorf Melvin Rihards. Cpl.
  • Anderson Donald Godfrey. Pvt.
  • Anderson Donald Raymond. Pvt.
  • Anderson William George A.. Pvt.
  • Andreottola Samuel Joseph. Pvt.
  • Andringa Arthur Richard. Pvt.
  • Ard Oliver. Pfc.
  • Arends Andrew George. Pvt.
  • Arends Teunis Cornelis. Sgt
  • Armijo Manuel Anastacio. Sgt.
  • Armstrong Alfred. Cpl.
  • Armstrong Russell Graham. L/Cpl.
  • Arnold George Richard. Pvt.
  • Arnud Ernist Victor. Pvt.
  • Arts Theodorus. Cpl.
  • Aschenbrenner Reinholdt. Pfc.
  • Aspin James. Dvr.
  • Atkinson Leonard James M.. Pvt.
  • Atwood Troyse Elmore    . Pvt.
  • Augustin Ragnavald.
  • Auld Forrest Francis. Pvt.
  • Auwerda Johannes. Sgt.
  • Ayers Andrew Jackson. Pvt.
  • Ayers Billy Alvin. Pvt.
  • Backhaus Herman Fred.
  • Badinier Harry Jules. Pte.
  • Bailey John Ernest. Pvt.
  • Bailey Robert Allen. Cpl.
  • Bailey Stuart. Cpl.
  • Bain Alexander. Dvr.
  • Bal Dirk. Fus.
  • Balaza Charles. Cpl.
  • Ball James. S/Sgt.
  • Bange Jan Albertus H.. Sld.
  • Banks Darcy Lyndsay. Sgt.
  • Bannattyne William. Pvt.
  • Barber Obie Eugene. Pvt
  • Barka Thomas. Pvt.
  • Barker Gordon. Pvt.
  • Barker Kenneth Sybray. Dvr.
  • Barnes Roy Herschell. Pfc.
  • Barnett Elliott Norman. Pvt.
  • Barnett Victor George. Pvt.
  • Barreras Joseph. PFC.
  • Barrett Russell Edward. Fldck.
  • Basham Charles E.. S/Sgt.
  • Bashleben James Phillip. Sgt.
  • Batchelor Franklin Stillman. Pvt.
  • Bates Arnold. Cpl.
  • Batten Dennis H.. Dvr.
  • Bauer Boudewijn Franz . Sgt.
  • Baxter Allen John. Pvt.
  • Beall John Foster. Capt. (d.8th February 1945)
  • Beasley Russell Eugene. Pfc.
  • Beattie Alan Robert. Pvt.
  • Becher Wesley Lincoln. S/Sgt.
  • Becraft Leroy Truman. Pvt.
  • Bee William Arthur. Sig.
  • Beekwilder Hendrikus Wilhelmus Bernardus . Sgt.Art.
  • Beets Nicolaas. Sld.
  • Beger Wilbur Joseph. S/Sgt.
  • Behn Johan Christiaan. Sld
  • Belford William. Sgt.
  • Bell Albert Alexander. Pte.
  • Bell Robert. Pte.
  • Bemmel Adriaan Cornelis. Sgt.
  • Benedum George D.. Sgt.
  • Benjamin John Henry. Pte.
  • Benjamin Vernon Alfred H.. Pte.
  • Bennett George William. Pte.
  • Bennett Jack. Pte.
  • Bennett James Oscar. Cpl.
  • Bennett James Peter. T/Sgt.
  • Beresford Eric Stanley. Pte.
  • Berger Charles W..
  • Bergers Karel. Cad.Sgt.
  • Berrevoets Bernardus P.. Sld.
  • Best John. Pte.
  • Beukers Hendrik Johannes. Sgt.Mach.
  • Beune Henke. Sgt. (d.3rd Mar 1945)
  • Bevan Trevor Richard. Dvr.
  • Bicker Harold Stanley. Ldg Stoker
  • Bickerton Jack G.. Cpl.
  • Bickley Robert Gray. sh.ck
  • Biddy Floyd Acey. Pfc.
  • Bigelow Frank Herndon. Y3/C.
  • Bijl Willem Johannes. Sld.
  • Bilek Anton Frank. S/Sgt.
  • Billamore Frank. Sgm.
  • Birch Albert. Dvr.
  • Bishop John J.. Pte.
  • Bishop, William. Cpl.
  • Blair Alexander Youngson. L/Cpl.
  • Blair Thomas Nichol. Pte.
  • Blank Samuel. Pte.
  • Blanton Jack Mortimer. L/Cpl.
  • Block C. U..
  • Bloemendaal Pieter. Sld.
  • Blok Bernardus Johannes F.. Cpl.
  • Bloxham Selwyn James. Pte.
  • Blujus Stanely Joseph. Cpl.
  • Bochardt August Wilhelm F.. Sgt.
  • Boehm Lucien Charles. MM2C.
  • Boetcher Harold John. Pfc.
  • Boettger Wilford Firdand. Pte.
  • Bohannon Carl Eugene. S/Sgt.
  • Bohn Thomas Peter. Cpl.
  • Bolder Wilhelms Hendrik. Kan
  • Bolten Hugh Murray. Pvt.
  • Bond Valiant. Sgm.
  • Bone Alfred Frank. Cpl.
  • Bongers Wilhelm. Sld.
  • Booker Robert. L/Cpl.
  • Boon, Jack Rider. Cpl.
  • Boorer David Louis. Sgt.
  • Boren Homer Andrew. Pvt.
  • Borgesius J. Willem. Sld.
  • Borley Sydney Herbert. Pte.
  • Bos Floris Gozewienus. Fus.
  • Bos Hendrik. Kwn
  • Bossema Berend. Sk.
  • Bott John Thomas. Dvr.
  • Bottroff Martin Elmer. Pvt.
  • Boundy Richard. Pvt.
  • Bourke Charles Norris. Pvt.
  • Bowen Dennis Charles. WO II
  • Boxman S..
  • Boyd James Aubrey. Cpl.
  • Boyles Joseph M..
  • Bradley James. Pvt.
  • Bradley William John. Ac 2
  • Brady Dumont W.. S/Sgt.
  • Brakkee Pieter. Sgt.
  • Branchett Wilfred Ernest. Dvr.
  • Bras Gerrit. 2e kl
  • Braun Christiaan. Sgt.
  • Breavington Frederic W.. L/Cpl.
  • Breeman Hendrik. CadetVdg
  • Brenner Frank William. Pvt.
  • Breur Hendrik Godfried A.. Skl.
  • Brian Stanley. Dvr.
  • Brice Edward Henry. Dvr.
  • Briggs Owen George. L/Cpl.
  • Britnell Frederick. Pte.
  • Broadbent Lorre. Cpl.
  • Brock James Byron. Cpl.
  • Brodie Alexander William. Pvt.
  • Broersma Albert. Sgt.
  • Bronk Theodore Tobias. 1st Lt. Medic
  • Brooker Frederick Charles. Cpl.
  • Brookshire Ray William. Pvt.
  • Broomhall Allan James. Pvt.
  • Brosnan John. Sgt.
  • Brown Arthur Vincent. Pvt.
  • Brown Charlie. Pvt.
  • Brown Edric Lenworth. Dvr.
  • Brown Ronald. Sgt.
  • Brownell Theodore A. Richard. Chief Y
  • Browning Wesley Clifton . Sgt.
  • Bruce Jackson. Pvt.
  • Bruce Marion E.. Pfc. (d.26 Dec. 1944)
  • Bruer John Jacob. Cpl.
  • Brukers H. J..
  • Brunsmann Eduard Marius. Sgt.
  • Brunsmann Jean Marie. Sld.
  • Bryden Richard Glencairn. WO1
  • Buchanan Arthur Ray. Pfc.
  • Buchanan Ernest Alexander. Pte.
  • Buchanan Ralph Hampton. Pvt.
  • Buckley Joseph. Pvt.
  • Buffone Louis. Pvt.
  • Buggs Lester Raymond. Pfc.
  • Bullivant Perc George. ABS
  • Bullock George Luther. Cpl.
  • Bullock Orlinza Appleton. Pvt.
  • Bulmer George William H.. Dvr.
  • Bump Grover Cleveland. Pvt.
  • Burch Ray. Pfc,
  • Burgh Arend Johannes. Cpl.
  • Burghgraef Egbert. Sld.
  • Burk Richard Patrick. Cpl.
  • Burkeholder Eugene P.. Cpl.
  • Burnett Charles Leonard. Cpl.
  • Burns Herbert. Pvt.
  • Burns Isaac. Pvt.
  • Burt G. V..
  • Bush Kenneth Thomas. Pvt.
  • Bush Walter David. Dvr.
  • Butler Charles Hugh. Pfc.
  • Butler Edwin James. Pfc. (d.7 February 1945)
  • Byars William Raynard. Pvt.
  • Byrne Arthur James. Sgt.
  • Cake William Erniest. Pvt.
  • Caldwell Ray R.. Pvt
  • Cameron Robert. Dvr.
  • Cameron William Stuart. Pvt.
  • Campbell Billy. Pvt.
  • Campbell Teddy Carroll. Pvt.
  • Campbell Utah Albert. Cpl.
  • Campbell William James. Cpl.
  • Campbell, Thomas William. Pte.
  • Carey James M.. Cpl.
  • Carleton William. Pte.
  • Carr Edward William. PFC. (d.6th Sep 1945)
  • Carringer Wayne. Sgt.
  • Carrizales Raymond Gonzales. Pvt.
  • Carroll Bernard. Pte.
  • Carroll Junious Geary. Cpl.
  • Carroll Patrick John. Pvt
  • Carroll Richard Cyril. Pvt.
  • Carson Andrew D.. Cpl.
  • Carson Christopher T.. Pvt. (d.09 July 1945)
  • Cartwright William. Sgt.
  • Carver Dennis. Pvt.
  • Cassidy Ronald Charles. Pvt/Dvr.
  • Cassin Joseph. Pfc.
  • Casto Wallace E.. Cpl.
  • Cates Robert Dale. Pte.
  • Caughlin George Anzac. Pte.
  • Cecka Robert Graver . Pte.
  • Chalcroft Percy. Pte.
  • Chambers Edwin Charles. Pfc
  • Chandler Drolan. Pvt.
  • Chandler Lewell Freeman. Sgt.
  • Chapa David Nunez. Pvt.
  • Chapple Fredrick Robert. Pte.
  • Charite Jacobus Johannes. Sld.
  • Charman Keith Joseph. Pte.
  • Chase Harry Arthur. PFC.
  • Chavos Angelo Sam. Cpl.
  • Cheek Arthur William. Pte.
  • Chidwick Charles. Cpl.
  • Childs Herbert. Cpl.
  • Chipchase Oswald. L/Cpl.
  • Christie Charles Phillip. 2nd.Lt.
  • Chumley George Evertt. Pfc.
  • Cicha John Rudolph. Cox
  • Claereboets Willy Beatus . Fus.
  • Clark Donald Larry. Sgt.
  • Clark Lesley Albert. Cpl.
  • Clark Sidney. L/Cpl.
  • Clarke Thomas. Pte.
  • Clarke Thomas. Pte.
  • Clarke William. Pte.
  • Clay Leo William. Pte.
  • Claydon Frank. Pte.
  • Cleaver William Fred. Pte.
  • Cleboski Leon Adam. Cpl.
  • Clements W. T.. Pfc.
  • Clifford Thomas. Sgt.
  • Coburn Deas Alexander. PhM/2c
  • Coder Otto W.. Pte.
  • Coffelt Clarence Eugene. Pfc.
  • Cole John William. Pte.
  • Cole Marshall Noel. Pte.
  • Cole Roy Lee. Cpl.
  • Coleman Gilbert Raymond. Pte.
  • Collins Charles Price. Pte.
  • Collins John. Pte.
  • Collins Joseph Perry. Cpl.
  • Colvin Joe Leonard. Pfc
  • Coman Walter. Pte.
  • Comeaux Horace Joseph. Pte.
  • Connelly Mervyn Joseph. S/Sgt
  • Connor Roy James. Pte.
  • Cook Heston Ben. Pte.
  • Cook William Thomas. Pte.
  • Cooper Edwin. L/Cpl.
  • Cope Artie. Pfc.
  • Cordova Richard Boettio. Cpl.
  • Cordwell Benjamin Shaw. Pte.
  • Corre Harry. Cpl.
  • Corsarie Albert Joseph. Pvt.
  • Costello Richard James. Cpl.
  • Cote Victor Honore. Sgt.
  • Coughlan Dennis Joseph. L/Cpl.
  • Coulter Edward. Spr.
  • Court Julian Caesar. Sgt.
  • Cowand William Jasper. Cpl
  • Cowrie John George. Pte.
  • Cox Donald Harold. Sgt.
  • Cox Hugh K. S/Sgt.
  • Cox Jesse Harold. S/Sgt.
  • Cox Oscar Avery. Pte.
  • Cox, Geoffrey Frederick. Pte.
  • Craig George Morgan. Sgt.
  • Cramp Thomas. L/Cpl.
  • Crane Thomas James. Gnr
  • Cravens Maynard C.. Pte.
  • Crenore Lawrence William. S/Sgt.
  • Crews Jeremiah Valentine. Medic.Phar.
  • Crimmins Reginald Ernest. Pte.
  • Crimmons Clayton Alfred. Pfc.
  • Crooks Leslie. Cpl.
  • Crosby Loyal E..
  • Cross George Fletcher. Dvr.
  • Crow Roderick Bruce. Pte.
  • Crowell George Wyman. PhMlFC.
  • Crumpacker Lloyd. Pte
  • Crupper Charles Glenn. Pvt.
  • Cruvey Percival Henry. Cpl.
  • Cruz David Robert. Pvt.
  • Cunningham Angus. Pte.
  • Cunnington Thomas James. Pte.
  • Curby Douglas Frank. L/Bdr.
  • Curet Fred. Sgt.
  • Curtis George Lester.
  • Cutalo Nickolas S.. Pfc.
  • Cyr Clifford Charles. TM-1C.
  • Czarnecki Stanley. Pvt.
  • Daendels Jack. Sgt.
  • Dahmen Charles William. Slr
  • Dale Dewey N. Cpl.
  • Dale Lee Albright. Cpl.
  • Dallago Valentine R.. Pfc.
  • Daniel Paul. Sld.
  • Daniels Nevill Charles Walter. Gnr.
  • Dann Lawrence Richard. Pte.
  • Darphorn Arie. Sgt.Mach.
  • Daughtery Benny Jason. Pfc.
  • Davey Leonard Alfred. Pte.
  • Davidson Harley John. Gnr.
  • Davies Edward Jon. Sgt.
  • Davies Ivor. Dvr.
  • Davis Charles George. Sgt.
  • Davis Jay B.. L/Sgt.
  • Davis Paul. Pvt.
  • Dawson Albert Walker. Pte.
  • Dawson Neil Trevor. Pte.
  • Day Maurice. Dvr.
  • Dayble Robert George. Pte.
  • Dean William George. LAC.
  • deBoer Jan. Cpl.
  • Deeth Frederick George. Gnr.
  • Deissner George D.. Pte (d.31st Jul 1944)
  • Deissner George D.. Pvt. (d.31st Jul 1944)
  • Dekkers Cornelis. Sgt.
  • DelPino Antonio. Pte.
  • Demars Virgil Dickerson. Pfc.
  • Denkelaar Ellis Peter. Sld.
  • Denny Marvin Wakerfierld. Pfc.
  • Deogh Reginald Burton. Pvt.
  • Dering Siebrand. Fus.
  • Derkenne Edward Gerard. S/Sgt.
  • Derrick William Taft. PhM/1C
  • Derry Arthur Leone. Pvt.
  • Dessauer Wiley John. Pvt.
  • Dewey Geoffrey. Sgt.
  • Dews Ira Lake. Spr.
  • Di Charles. Ctm.
  • Diaz Louis A.. Sgt.
  • Dibbets Julius Gerard Johan. Sld.
  • Diepenveen Frans. Sgt.
  • Dijkstra Gerardus Augusto. Cpl.
  • Dikkeschey Jacob C.T.. Sgt.
  • Dinneen Glen Daniel. Pvt.
  • Dinon Joseph. Pvt.
  • Dixon Garnet Frank. Pvt.
  • Doderico Bert. Dvr.
  • Dodson Merrill Eugene. PhM3/C.
  • Dodsworth William Robert. Sgt.
  • Dolan Vivien Alfred. W/O.
  • Doresit Charles Leonard.
  • Dorfel Friedrick. Slr
  • Dorris Reynolds Othello. Pvt.
  • Dorsey James Lovell. F2/C.
  • Dotter Floyd Harry. Pvt.
  • Drake Leslie Claude. Dvr.
  • Draper Douglas Lavington. WO.
  • Dryden William. Pte.
  • DuBois Albert J.. Pvt.
  • Duckworth Edrew Hansel. Pvt.
  • Dudley Alex Ernest. Gnr.
  • Dudley Floyd Joy. Sgt.
  • Duggan Edward James. Cpl.
  • Duggin John Alan. Pte.
  • Duijshart A. Ch.. Sgt.
  • Dumas Manson. Sgt.
  • Dumbrell Douglas Wilmot. Pte.
  • Duncan Ian L.. Cpt.
  • Dunlap Robert L.. Pfc.
  • Dunnell Norman Leonard. Pte.
  • Dunphy Rick William. Pte.
  • Dyer James William. Dvr.
  • Eames William Arthur. Pte.
  • Ebbert Daniel Arch. Y2/C.
  • Eddleman George Washington. Pvt.
  • Edmiston Ellsworth. Pvt.
  • Edwards Charles Leonard. Dvr.
  • Edwards Douglas. Pvt.
  • Edwards Glyn. Sea.
  • Edwards Richard. Cpl.
  • Eijsvoogel Tjeerd. Cpl.
  • Eilbracht Wilhelm Eduard. Sgt.
  • Ekkebus Pieter. Kwm.
  • Ekkebus Willem. Fus.
  • Ekre Howard Sylvester. Pte.
  • Eldridge Frederick Thomas. Pte.
  • Eldridge William Lyle. Pfc.
  • Ellents Jan Mans. B.Cav.Ekl.
  • Elliott Jesse E.. Prtr2/C.
  • Ellis Albert. Cpl.
  • Ellis Charles. Sgt.
  • Elton Calvin William. Sgt.
  • Elzenga Dirk. Kpl.Mont.
  • Emmah Charles August Louis . Pte.
  • Emmah Johannes Franciscus. Pte.
  • Eneriz Manuel Anthony. PFC.
  • English Darnley Philip. Pte.
  • Epping Kenneth John. Sgt.
  • Erdhuizen Jacob Catharina. Sld.Tkl.M1.
  • Erdman Edwin. MM2/C.
  • Ernster Adolf Karel. Cpl.
  • Errico Louis Joseph. Pvt.
  • Erwin Jack Guest. Sgt. (d.26th Feb 1945)
  • Eskes Charles Dickson. 1sr.Sld.
  • Estes Johnie William. Pte.
  • Etten Bertus. Sgt.
  • Evans Cyril Henry. Pte.
  • Evans Henry Edward. Pte.
  • Evans Sidney Winston. Pte.
  • Evans William Charles. Dvr.
  • Everett Charles William. Pte.
  • Everhard Johannes Makinus. H Brig.
  • Everhardt Jacobus. Mil.Sld.
  • Ewins Thomas William. Driver
  • Eykelhof Antonius Arnoldus. B.M.M.D
  • Fagan Thomas Dale. Pvt.
  • Fails Alvin Harrison. Pvt.
  • Fair Nauburn Taylor. Pvt.
  • Fairhurst Ernest Stanley. Dvr.
  • Falk Harry. Gnr.
  • Fannin Elbert Lloyd. Pvt.
  • Farmer Dixie Brandley. Pvt.
  • Farrell Henry William.
  • Farrell John Herbert. Dvr.
  • Farrell Leonard Howard. Pvt.
  • Farrell Wesley C.. Pte.
  • Feening Eric John. Pte.
  • Feiner Harold. Pte.
  • Fellows Arthur Leonard. WOI.
  • Ferguson Robert Allen. L/Cpl.
  • Ferguson Thomas Donald. Pte.
  • Ferrell Harold M.. WO
  • Ferrier Charles Raymond. Cpl.
  • Ferris John Joseph Seaton. Cpl.
  • Filkins Colin Joseph. Pte.
  • Finch Richard Andrew. Pte.
  • Finley James. Pvt
  • Finn Jack. Cpl.
  • Finn Maurice. Pte.
  • Fisher Alfred Thomas. Gnr
  • Fisher Robert Hemingway. Pte.
  • Flaherty James Douglas. Sgt.
  • Flanagan James Joseph. Pte.
  • Flannery Jack. Dvr.
  • Flores Felix. Pvt. (d.22nd Dec1943)
  • Flores Joseph Ignacio. Pte.
  • Flynn Henry. Cpl.
  • Fogg Edward George. Dvr.
  • Fogg Edward George.
  • Folk Louis. Pfc.
  • Fong Tim Gwey. (d.2 Feb 1945)
  • Fontein Eduard Francois. Mil. Kan
  • Forbes Frederick. Pte..
  • Forsyth Frank Ray. Cpl.
  • Foster Ray Lewis. Pfc.
  • Fountain Gordon Raphval. SK 3/C
  • Fowler Harold Norman. Sgt.
  • Fox Orville Kenneth. Pte.
  • Francis Charles A.. Pte.
  • Frangenheim Eric Gritzko. Mil. Wnr
  • Frank Theodorus. Brig.Inf.
  • Frankgate Nicholas. Cpl.
  • Frantz Dale Bruce. Cpl.
  • Freedman Bertram. Pfc.
  • Freeman Lawrence Irving. MM2/C.
  • French John Bernard Russell. Sgt.
  • Friese Roy Edward. Pvt.
  • Fulkar George. Dvr.
  • Fuller Ronald Charles. Dvr.
  • Fus Galis Cornelis.
  • Gagnon Augustine Raoul. Mm1/c
  • Gallagher John Ronald. Pte.
  • Gallagher William. Sgt.
  • Gange Albert William. Gnr.
  • Gann Harley Davis. Sgt.
  • Gann Homer Laverne. Pvt.
  • Gann Walter. Pvt.
  • Garcia Cleofas.
  • Garcia Evans Ramirez. Pte.
  • Garcia Robert Louis.
  • Gardiner Harry Stewart. Cpl.
  • Gardner Charles William. Pte.
  • Garley Silverio Max.
  • Garner Albert. Pte.
  • Garner John Everet. Pte.
  • Garret David Earl. Sgt.
  • Garret J.C.. Pte.
  • Gascoigne Richard Frank. Stok.1/c
  • Gathercole Maurice Vincent. Pte.
  • Gay Arthur John. Pte.
  • Geach James Henry. Dvr.
  • Gebhardt Arthur Karel J. Cpl.
  • Geertsema Eduard. Mil/Sld
  • Geffen Gerrit Van. Matr.
  • Geier Clifford Cecil. Pte.
  • Geositz Joseph Frank. PFC
  • Geraghty Oscar James. Pte.
  • Gevers Hugo William.
  • Gibbs Albert Edward. Pte.
  • Gibson Marion Jasper. Pte.
  • Gihaux Henri. Mil.Sld.
  • Gilin Cornelus Jonannes. Mil.Sld.
  • Gilley Francis Ernest. Pte.
  • Glenn William Lewis Jr.. Sgt.
  • Godbold George Arthur. CSM.
  • Goldbrum Louis.
  • Goldrum Louis.
  • Hewlett Thomas H.. Capt.
  • Larson Robert Vernon. Seaman 1st Class
  • Little Edward Neal. Lt.Cmdr.
  • Little Edward N.
  • Morrow John R.. Major
  • Ode Jan. (d.24th December 1944)
  • Odé Jan. (d.24th December 1944)
  • Proff Harold. Lt.
  • Tisdale Achille C.. Capt.
  • van Arie. Cpl.
  • Van Gerard Henri Marie.
  • Van Hendrik. Sgt.
  • Van Willem. Cpl.
  • Van Altena David. Gi Sld
  • Van Ardenne Cato. Cadet
  • Van-der-Donk Antonius J.. Fus.
  • VanBeek Petrus Theodorus. Mil Mstr
  • VanBerkel Marinus. Brig.
  • vanDaalen Meijer Emil. Mil/Sgt.
  • VanDonkelaar Jan. Cpl.
  • vanEijk Hendrik. Sgt.
  • vanEijk Johannes Andreas. Kpl Mach.
  • vanEs Arie. Korp.
  • VanGualxherus Gessel. Sgt.
  • van_der_Elst Johannes. Marn 1

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Ldg Stoker Harold Stanley Bicker HMS Encounter

Ldg Stoker Harry Bicker was reported missing when the Encounter went down, his local news paper reported in March 1943, a year after the ship had sunk: "Reported missing last March from HMS Encounter, in the Battle of Java, Leading Stoker Harold Stanley Bicker, son of Mrs Bicker, The Street, Adisham, and whose wife and two children are living at 13 Baden Road, Gillingham, is now officially reported a prisoner of war in Fukuoka Camp, Japan. Recently his mother received news that her younger son, Leonard, who is a Commando, was injured in the Dieppe raid, has been promoted Seaman Petty Officer."




George Lester Curtis

My Great Uncle, George Curtis (1893-1971) was captured on Corregidor and imprisoned at Old Bilibid Prison (Manila) and Cabanatuan in the Philippines, shipped to Japan on the notorious hell ships Oryoku Maru and Brazil Maru, and imprisoned again at the Otuma Camp #17 from the 31st of January 1945 until the capitulation of the Japanese. He was a civilian, contracted to work on communications around airfields on Bataan as the American defences there crumbled in early 1942. He served in WW1 in the US Army in France and was cited for bravery by the American command and also received the French Croix de Guerre.

Michael Doty



Seaman 1st Class Robert Vernon " " Larson Purple Heart.

My dad Robert Vernon Larson survived Fukuoka #17 after being captured at the fall of Corregidor. He remained in the military much of his life.

He was awarded the Silver Star and the Bronz Star. He passed away at the Vet's Hospital at Minneapolis, MN in 1991

Robert M. Larson



CSM. George Arthur Godbold Leicestershire Regiment

George A. Godbold started as a boy soldier with Leicestershire Regiment in 1924. He became a POW following the Fall Of Singapore in 1942, and was sent to Fukuoka No. 17 after surving the sinking of the Japanese ship "Hofuku Maru".

Brian W. Zelley



Jan Odé (d.24th December 1944)

My uncle, Jan Odé, Dutch citizen, was held in Fukuoka Branch Camp No.17. He died there on Dec. 24, 1944. Can anyone tell me anything else about the camp?

Carla Odé



Louis "Goldy" Goldbrum

POW Fukuoka 17

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Lt.Cmdr. Edward Neal Little Cavate Naval Yard, 16th Naval Dist.

POW Fukuoka 17 in Japan

In charge of the Mess Hall. Court Martial - for acts of treason on his fellow POW's

Deceased 26 June 1967 Buried Golden Gate National Cemetery Bruno, Calif

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Major John R. Morrow

Medical Office at POW camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan. He was sent to Mukden, Manchuria on 25 April 1945.

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Lt. Harold Proff

Medic POW in Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Capt. Achille C. Tisdale

Medical Officer POW camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Cpl. Adolf Aartsma

POW in Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sk1C Samuel Woodrow Abbot

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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S/Condr Shirley Jack Abbot

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Norman Lesley Ablett

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt. ML Johannes Pieter Adam

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Alfred William Adames

POW Camp Fukuoka 17

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Pvt. Berdine Adams M Co 31st Infantry Reg. US) Phil Div

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Cpl. Edward Berdine Adams

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pfc. John Carroll Adams F Co 2nd Bn, 4th Marine Regt.

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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S/Sgt. Robert Paul Aegerter

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Maclovio Aguilar

Maclovio Aguilar Jr. was a POW in Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. James Murray Aiken

POW in Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Phillip Albert

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Meryvn Alchin

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Drv. Herbert John Alderson

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt. Robert Leroy Aldrich CAC Hq Btry 2nd Bn, 200th CA Regt. (AA)

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. George Allen

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Cpl. Hugh Hunter Allen

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt Neville Allen

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Walter Paul Allen

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvc James Joseph Allyn Medical Department

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Gi Sld David Van Altena

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Cpl. Melvin Rihards Altendorf CAC E Btry 60th CA Regt. (AA) HDM & SB

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Donald Godfrey Anderson

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Donald Raymond Anderson 31st Inf Regt (US) Hq. (Polar Bears)

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan and was a Survivor of the Hell Ship the Oryoku Maru.

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Pvt. William George A. Anderson

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pte Hugh F Ables (d.27th November 1944)

Held in Fukuoka 3b




Pvt. Samuel Joseph Andreottola K Co. 31st Inf Regt (US) Phil Div.

POW at Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Arthur Richard Andringa

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pfc. Oliver Ard K Btry 60th CA Regt (AA) HDM & SB

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Cadet Cato Van Ardenne

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Andrew George "Andy" Arends Battalion I 59th CAC

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt Teunis Cornelis Arends

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt. Manuel Anastacio Armijo 200 Caa Battery "C"

POW camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Cpl. Alfred Armstrong Royal Australian Air Force

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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L/Cpl. Russell Graham Armstrong

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. George Richard Arnold

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Ernist Victor Arnud

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pfc. Reinholdt Aschenbrenner

POW Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Dvr. James Aspin

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Leonard James M. Atkinson

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Cpl. Theodorus Arts

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Troyse Elmore     Atwood Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Ragnavald Augustin

He was a civilian. POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt. Johannes Auwerda

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Cpl. Charles Balaza 59th Coast Artillery Battery "K"

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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S/Sgt. James Ball Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sld. Jan Albertus H. Bange

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt. Darcy Lyndsay Banks 2/40th

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. William Bannattyne

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt Obie Eugene Barber Air Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Thomas Barka Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Gordon Barker

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Dvr. Kenneth Sybray Barker

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pfc. Roy Herschell Barnes 4th Marine Regt. L Co 3rd Bn.

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Elliott Norman Barnett

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Victor George Barnett

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt. James Phillip Bashleben 192nd Tank Battalion Co. B

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Franklin Stillman Batchelor 27th Bomb Gr. (L) V Bomb Cmd. Hq & Hq Sqdn

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Cpl. Arnold Bates

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Dvr. Dennis H. Batten

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt. Boudewijn Franz Bauer

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Allen John Baxter

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Capt. John Foster Beall 2nd Bt. 200th & 515 C.A.C (d.8th February 1945)

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan. Died in either Camp #1 or #17. Died in Ship Sinking or Shot Attempting Escape

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Pfc. Russell Eugene Beasley Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Alan Robert Beattie

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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S/Sgt. Wesley Lincoln Becher Chemical Warfare Service

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Leroy Truman "Roy" Becraft Infantry

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan.

See Hildreth Biography Page where he credits Becraft for his receiving the Navy Cross.

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Sig. William Arthur Bee HMAS Perth

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Mil Mstr Petrus Theodorus VanBeek

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt.Art. Hendrikus Wilhelmus Bernardus Beekwilder

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in japan

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Sld. Nicolaas Beets

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Fus. Floris Gozewienus Bos

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Kwn Hendrik Bos

POW amp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sk. Berend Bossema

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Dvr. John Thomas Bott

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Martin Elmer Bottroff B Btry 59th Coastal Artillery Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Richard Boundy

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Charles Norris Bourke

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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WO II Dennis Charles Bowen

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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S. Boxman

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Cpl. James Aubrey Boyd A Co. 31st Infantry Reg. Infantry

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Joseph M. Boyles Bureau Of Yards And Docks

Joseph M. Boyles, Jr., a civilian, was a POW in Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. James Bradley

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Ac 2 William John Bradley

POW Camp Fujuoka 17 in Japan ht

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S/Sgt. Dumont W. Brady 409th Signal Co (Avn)

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt. Pieter Brakkee

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Dvr. Wilfred Ernest Branchett

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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2e kl Gerrit Bras MGD Officer

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt. Christiaan Braun

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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L/Cpl. Frederic W. Breavington

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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CadetVdg Hendrik Breeman

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Frank William Brenner 28th Matl Sqdn 20th Air Base Gr. FEAF Air Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Skl. Hendrik Godfried A. Breur

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Dvr. Stanley Brian

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Dvr. Edward Henry Brice

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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L/Cpl. Owen George Briggs

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pte. Frederick Britnell

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Cpl. Lorre Broadbent

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Cpl. James Byron Brock 34th Pursuit Sq./24th Pursuit Gr (AC) V Intcp Comm Air Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Alexander William Brodie

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt. Albert Broersma

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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1st Lt. Medic Theodore Tobias Bronk Medical Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan. Camp Doctor.

Mentioned in Whitecross's excellent book, "Slaves of the Son of Heaven". Published in 1951, the book mentions many names and incidents from Camp 17.

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Cpl. Frederick Charles Brooker

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Ray William Brookshire 27th Matl Sqdn 20th Air Base Gr. (AC) FEAF Air Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Allan James Broomhall

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sgt. John Brosnan

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Arthur Vincent Brown

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pvt. Charlie Brown

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Dvr. Edric Lenworth Brown 2/3 M Amb

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Sgt. Ronald Brown

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Chief Y Theodore A. Richard Brownell USS Canopus

Survivor of the Oryoku Maru and a POW in Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Sgt. Wesley Clifton Browning 27th Bomb Group (AC) V Bomb Cmd 17th Bomb Sq.

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pvt. Jackson Bruce H Co. 31st Infantry Reg. Infantry

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pfc. Marion E. Bruce 698th AVN ORD 27th Bomb Gr. (L) V Bomb Cmd. Infantry (d.26 Dec. 1944)

Died in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Cpl. John Jacob Bruer CWS 7th Chem Co (Avn) Chemical Warfare Service

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




H. J. Brukers

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Sgt. Eduard Marius Brunsmann

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Sld. Jean Marie Brunsmann

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




WO1 Richard Glencairn Bryden

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pfc. Arthur Ray Buchanan 91st Bomb Sqdn 27th Bomb Gr. (L) V Bomb Cmd Air Corps




Pte. Ernest Alexander Buchanan




Edward N Little

POW in Camp Fukuoka #17, Japan




Pvt. Ralph Hampton Buchanan 194th Tank Bn HQ Co Infantry

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan and a Survivor of the Oryoku Maru.




Pvt. Joseph Buckley 60th CAC D Battery Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pvt. Louis Buffone AC V Intcp Cmd FEAF Air Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pfc. Lester Raymond Buggs 192nd Tank Batt. Co. "A" Hq. Co Armored

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Sgm. Frank Billamore

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




ABS Perc George Bullivant

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Cpl. George Luther Bullock Regt. G 31st Infantry

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan and Possibly transferred late in the war to Fukuoka 8B- Inatsuki




Pvt. Orlinza Appleton Bullock CAC 59th CA Regt. E Battery Coast Guards

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan and Survivor of the Oryoku Maru




Dvr. George William H. Bulmer

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pvt. Grover Cleveland Bump Ordinance Department

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pfc, Ray Burch CAC H Btry 200th CA Regt. (AA) Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Cpl. Arend Johannes Burgh




Pvt. Teddy Carroll Campbell

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Cpl. Utah Albert Campbell Hq 3rd Bn 59th CA Regt. Coast Artillery Corps




Cpl. William James Campbell




Cpl. James M. Carey




Cpl. Eugene P. Burkeholder Btry 200th CA Regt. (AA)

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Cpl. Charles Leonard Burnett

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pvt. Herbert Burns 31st Infantry Division

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan and a survivor of the Bataan Death March.




Pvt. Isaac Burns Quartermaster Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




G. V. Burt

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan.

A small group of Americans, Australians, British, and Dutch were transported from other Japanese Camps to Fukuoka #17 near the end of Jan 45. (#1632-1683) Burt's name is on Mamerow's list, but no other information available




Pvt. Kenneth Thomas Bush

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Dvr. Walter David Bush

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pfc. Charles Hugh Butler E Btry 60th CA Regt (AA) Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pfc. Edwin James Butler Medical Detachment, Corregidor (d.7 February 1945)

Died in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan and was a Survivor of the Hell Ship the Oryoku Maru.




Pvt. William Raynard Byars E Btry 60th CA Regt (AA) Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Sgt. Arthur James Byrne

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pvt. William Erniest Cake

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pvt Ray R. Caldwell CAC 60th CA Regt (AA) K Btry K Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan and survivor of the Oryoku Maru




Dvr. Robert Cameron

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pvt. William Stuart Cameron

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pvt. Billy Campbell 1st Bn 60th CA Regt (AA) HDM & SB Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Cpl. Junious Geary Carroll CAC 31st Inf Regt (US) Phil Div. Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan




Pvt Patrick John Carroll

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan




Pvt. Richard Cyril Carroll

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan




Cpl. Andrew D. Carson Coast Artillery Corps

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Pvt. Christopher T. Carson 24th Pursuit Gr. V Bomb Cmd AC 34th Bomb Sq. (d.09 July 1945)

Died in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan




Sgt. William Cartwright

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan




Pvt. Dennis Carver

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan




Pvt/Dvr. Ronald Charles Cassidy 2/40th

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan




Pfc. Joseph Cassin 27th Bomb Gr. V Bomb Cmd. 16th Bomb Squadron




Cpl. Wallace E. Casto Infantry




Pte. Robert Dale Cates CAC B Btry 60th CA Regt (AA) HDM & SB Coast Artillery Corps




Pte. George Anzac Caughlin




Pte. Robert Graver Cecka Signal Corps




Pte. Percy Chalcroft




Pfc Edwin Charles Chambers CAC C Btry 60th CA Regt (AA) HDM & SB Coast Artillery Corps




Pvt. Raymond Gonzales Carrizales Sternberg General Hospital, Manila. Medical Corps

Raymond Gonzales Callizales, Private (Medic.)18043889, US Army Medical Corps. Unit served at was the Medical Department, Sternberg General Hospital, Manila, Phillipines. He was captured and survived the Oryoku Maru Hell Ship following which he was interned at the POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan.

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Pte. Bernard Carroll

Bernard Carroll, Private, served in the British Army during World War Two, unit not known. He was captured and interned at POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan. Prisoner number was (Ban)1036.

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Sgt. Donald Larry Clark I Co. 31st Inf Regt




Cpl. Lesley Albert Clark




Pte. Thomas Clarke




Pte. Thomas Clarke




Pte. William Clarke




Sgt. Wayne Carringer HQ Sqn. 27th Bomber Group. V Bomber Command.

Wayne Carringer, Sergeant 6972776, served with the 27th Bomber Group, HQ Squadron, V Bomber Command, US Army Air Corps. He was captured and imprisoned at the POW Camp Fukuoka 17, Japan.

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Pte. William Carleton

William Carleton, Private, served in the British Army during World War Two and was held captive at POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan. His Prisoner Number (Ban)was 1013.

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PFC. Edward William Carr F Coy. 2nd Btn. 4th Marine Regiment (d.6th Sep 1945)

Edward William Carr, Private First Class 301036, served with F Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Regiment, US Marine Corps. he was taken prisoner and died on the 6th September 1945 at Fukuoka Camp 1 Kashii Pine Tree Camp, Kyushu Island, Japan.

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Gnr. Albert William Gange 2nd Australian Imperial Force

Albert William Gange, Gunner VX37723, served with the Australian Army and was held as a POW in Fukuoka #17, Japan. He was born in Colac, Victoria and enlisted at Royal Park, Victoria. His next of kin is listed as J. Gange.

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Sgt. Harley Davis Gann

Harley Davis Gann, served with the United States Army during World War Two. He was held captive as a POW in Fukuoka Camp #17, Japan.

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Pvt. Homer Laverne Gann

Homer Laverne Gann, Private, served in the United States Army during World War Two and was held in Fukuoka POW Camp #17, Japan.

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Sld. Egbert Burghgraef




Sld. Jacobus Johannes Charite




Pte. Keith Joseph Charman




PFC. Harry Arthur Chase Quartermaster Corps




Cpl. Angelo Sam Chavos CE Hq Co. 803rd Engr Bn (Avn) Corps Of Engineers




Sgt. August Wilhelm F. Bochardt

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MM2C. Lucien Charles Boehm

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Cpl. Jan deBoer

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Pfc. Harold John Boetcher 33rd QM Regt (Trk) Quartermaster Corps

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Pte. Wilford Firdand Boettger Coast Artillery Corps K Btry 59th CA Regt HDM & SB

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S/Sgt. Carl Eugene Bohannon CAC F Btry 200th CA Regt. (AA) Coast Artillery Corps

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Cpl. Thomas Peter Bohn A Bty 200th CA Regt. (AA) Coastal Artillery Corps

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Kan Wilhelms Hendrik Bolder

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Pvt. Hugh Murray Bolten B Bty. 59th Coastal Artillery Coastal Artillery Corps

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Sgm. Valiant Bond Royal Corps of Signals

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Cpl. Alfred Frank Bone

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L/Cpl. Robert Booker

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Cpl. Jack Rider Boon,

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Sgt. David Louis Boorer East Surrey Regiment

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Pvt. Homer Andrew Boren 698 AC Ord. 27th Bomber Group, V Bomb Command.

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Sld. J. Willem Borgesius

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Pvt. John Ernest Bailey 2/19th

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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PFC. Joseph Barreras D Bty. 200th Coastal Artillery Regiment(AA).

Joseph Barreras was captured during actions at Bataan or Corregidor and interned as Prisoner Number 455 POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan.

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Pfc. Artie Cope Hq Coy. 194th Tank Battalion

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Pvt. David Nunez Chapa A Bty. 1st Btn. 200th Coast Artillery Corps

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sh.ck Robert Gray Bickley USS Fisheries II Inshore Patrol

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Pte. Arthur William Cheek




Cpl. Charles Chidwick




Pvt. Walter Gann

Walter Gann, Private, served in the United states Army during world war Two and was held in Fukuoka POW Camp #17, Japan

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Pte. Thomas William Campbell, 27th Ind. Bde. Gp. Workshop 8th Australian Division

Thomas William Campbell, Private VX35306, served with the 27th Independent Brigade Group Workshop, 8th Australian Division, Second Australian Imperial Force during World War Two and was held at the POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan. He was born on the 27th April 1905 in Mount Somers, New Zealand, and his mother was Louisa Gordon, father unknown. Notification of his imprisonment was sent to Mrs Flora Isabella Campbell, 47 Albion Street, East Brunswick, Melbourne.

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Cpl. Herbert Childs 21st Pursuit Sqd.

Herbert Childs was held as a POW in Camp Fukuoka 17, Japan but he was transferred to Kashii Pine Tree Fukuoka 1 camp in 1942 and remained till March 1945 when he was liberated.




L/Cpl. Oswald Chipchase Royal Signal Corps




2nd.Lt. Charles Phillip Christie




Pfc. George Evertt Chumley Co. D. 192nd Tank Batt.




Cox John Rudolph Cicha USS Canopus




Fus. Willy Beatus Claereboets




Pvt. Albert Joseph Corsarie 454th Ord. Coy. AVN

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Pte. John George Cowrie 2nd Btn. Gordon Highlanders

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Pte. Maynard C. Cravens 192nd Tank Btn

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Medic.Phar. Jeremiah Valentine Crews

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PhMlFC. George Wyman Crowell USNH Canacao




Sgt. Fred Curet Mississippi

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TM-1C. Clifford Charles Cyr

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Pvt. Stanley Czarnecki M Coy. 31st Infantry Regiment

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Mil/Sgt. Meijer Emil vanDaalen




Slr Charles William Dahmen

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Cpl. Dewey N Dale K Co. 3rd Bn. 4th Marines Battery A (AA)

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Pfc. Valentine R. Dallago D Btry. 200th Coast Artillery Regt (AA)

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Sld. Paul Daniel

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Gnr. Nevill Charles Walter Daniels

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Pte. Lawrence Richard Dann

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Sgt.Mach. Arie Darphorn

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Pfc. Benny Jason Daughtery A Btry 200th CAC Regt (AA)




Pte. Leonard Alfred Davey

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Gnr. Harley John Davidson

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Sgt. Edward Jon Davies

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Dvr. Ivor Davies

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Sgt. Charles George Davis Coast Artillery Corps

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L/Sgt. Jay B. Davis

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Pvt. Paul Davis CWS K Coy. 31st Infantry Regiment

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Pte. Albert Walker Dawson

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Pte. Neil Trevor Dawson

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Dvr. Maurice Day

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Pte. Robert George Dayble

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Sgt. Jack Daendels

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Cpl. Lee Albright Dale K Btry 60th Coast Artillery Regiment (AA)

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LAC. William George Dean

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Gnr. Frederick George Deeth Royal Artillery

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Pte George D. Deissner 17th Signal Platoon Signal Corps (d.31st Jul 1944)

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Sgt. Cornelis Dekkers

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Pte. Antonio DelPino

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Pfc. Virgil Dickerson Demars A Co. 31st Inf Regt

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Sld. Ellis Peter Denkelaar

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Pfc. Marvin Wakerfierld Denny Svc Co 31st Inf Regt

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PhM/1C William Taft Derrick Cavite Yale Yard - Dispensary

William Derrick was a survivor of the Oryoku Maru and POW at Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan.

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Pte. Arthur John Gay

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Dvr. James Henry Geach

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Mil/Sld Eduard Geertsema

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Pte. Clifford Cecil Geier

Clifford Cecil Geier was held in Fukuoka #17 from the 18th of June 1944.

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PFC Joseph Frank Geositz 12th QM Regt.

Joseph Frank Geositz was held in Fukuoka #17. His name appears on a roster containing the names of the 500 Americans sent from Manila to Moji, Japan, aboard the Clyde Maru from 23 July to 9 August 1943. The men were transported by train from Moji station to camp Fukuoka 17 at Omuta, Kyushu, arriving on 10 Aug 1943.

Ray



Pte. Oscar James Geraghty

Oscar James Geraghty was held in Fukuoka #17 from the 16th of January 1945.

Ray



Dvr. Leslie Claude Drake 196th Field Ambulance Royal Army Service Corps

Leslie C Drake was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan. He was born in 1917 and enlisted on 15/3/1940. He was captured in Singapore on 15/2/1942 and held in Changi River Valley, Singapore and Thailand.

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Pvt. Albert J. DuBois Co. A 192nd Tank Batt.

In the Philippines, Albert's battalion was housed in tents between Clark Field and Fort Stotsenburg. On December 8, 1941, Albert DuBois lived through the Japanese bombing of Clark Field. He would next be sent out to engage the Japanese after they landed troops on Luzon. He took part in many of the engagements involving A Company. This included the Battle of Toul Pocket which wiped out Japanese troops who had been landed behind the main battle lines.

On the 9th of April 1942, Albert and the other tank crews of A Company were ordered to destroy their equipment. They had been surrendered to the Japanese. The members of A Company made their way to Mariveles at the southern tip of Bataan. It was from there that Albert began what would become known as the Bataan Death March. He was a survivor of the Clyde Maru and a POW in Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Pvt. Edrew Hansel Duckworth 7th Cem (Avn) Chemical Warfare Service

Edrew Duckworth was held at POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan. His name is on the Clyde Maru POW roster containing the names of the 500 Americans sent from Manila to Moji, Japan, aboard the Clyde Maru from 23rd of July to 9th of August 1943. The men were transported by train from Moji station to camp Fukuoka 17 at Omuta, Kyushu, arriving on the 10th of August 1943.

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Cpt. Ian L. Duncan Medical Corps

Ian Duncan was Camp doctor in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan. He is mentioned in Whitecross's excellent book, "Slaves of the Son of Heaven" which was published in 1951. He is credited with trying to save life of David Runge who was forced to kneel in snow for several days.

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Y2/C. Daniel Arch Ebbert

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Pvt. Douglas Edwards Ordnance Department

Douglas Edwards was a survivor of the Bataan Death March and was held POW in Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan

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Sea. Glyn Edwards

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Pte. Frederick Thomas Eldridge

Frederick Thomas Eldridge was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan

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Pfc. William Lyle Eldridge M Co. 31st Inf Regt.

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Prtr2/C. Jesse E. Elliott

Jesse E Elliott was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan.

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Cpl. Albert Ellis 1st Battalion Leicester Regiment

Albert Ellis was held at POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan. He served with the 1st Battalion, Leicester Regiment in 11th Division enlisted on 9/8/1933. He was born on 16th November 1911. His address was 20 Herbert St, Mansfield, Notts. He was captured in Singapore on 15/2/1942 and was held in Changi 14/2/1942, Havelock Rd 15/5/1942, Thailand 8/10/1942 and Fukuoka 26/6/1944.




Pte. Charles August Louis Emmah

Charles Emmah was held at the POW Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan. His brother Johannes Franciscus Emmah was also a POW in the same camp.




Pte. Johannes Franciscus Emmah

Johannes Emmah was held at POW camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan. His brother Charles was also a POW in the same camp.




PFC. Manuel Anthony Eneriz 31st Infantry K Co.




Pte. Darnley Philip English




Sld.Tkl.M1. Jacob Catharina Erdhuizen




MM2/C. Edwin Erdman




Cpl. Adolf Karel Ernster

Adolf Karel Ernster was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan.

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Pvt. Louis Joseph Errico CE B Co. 803rd Engr Bn (Avn) Corps of Engineers

Louis Joseph Errico was held at POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan

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Sgt. Jack Guest Erwin 200th CAC HB Coast Artillery Corps (d.26th Feb 1945)

Jack Erwin died as a POW in Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan.




Korp. Arie vanEs




Pte. Johnie William Estes




Pte. Henry Edward Evans




Pte. Sidney Winston Evans Coast Artillery Corps




Dvr. William Charles Evans




Pte. Charles William Everett




H Brig. Johannes Makinus Everhard

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Pvt. Thomas Dale Fagan ORD V Intcp Cmd FEAF

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Pvt. Alvin Harrison Fails A Btry. 515th CA Regt (AA)

Alvin Fails survived the Bataan death march and was a POW in Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan.




Gnr. Harry Falk Royal Artillery

Harry Falk was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan

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Pvt. Elbert Lloyd Fannin D Co. 31st Inf Regt.

Elbert Lloyd Fannin was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan

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Henry William Farrell HMS Repulse

Henry William Farrell was born in 1916 and enlisted in 1936. He lived in Plymouth, Devon. He was a Royal Marine on HMS Repulse when it was sunk by a Japanese aerial attack off Malaya on 10th December 1941 with the loss of 513 men. It seems that speculation still surrounds the subsequent actions of the Japanese pilots as they did not interfere with the rescue of survivors. The rescuing destroyers took them to Singapore naval base. Shortly after the sinking, the remainder of Marines from HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales, which was also sunk, merged forces with remnants of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, becoming known as the Plymouth Argylls. They took part in a series of land actions against the Japanese. They were ill prepared for tropical warfare and without air-cover so it was a mission doomed from the onset. Subsequently on February 15th 1942, the Argylls were led by a piper from Tyarsell Park Singapore, into 3 and a half years incarceration.

Henry was held in the flowing camps: Changi, Havelock Road, Kinkaseki, Hindato, Non Pladuk and No 17 Fukuoka

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Dvr. John Herbert Farrell

John Herbert Farrell was held in POW camp Fukuoka 17 Japan.

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Pvt. Leonard Howard Farrell

Leonard Howard Farrell was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan.

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Pte. Harold Feiner 17th Ord Co (Armd) Tank Gr. Ordnance Department

Harold became a prisoner of war on April 10, 1942 at Mariveles, Bataan and then he became a part of the infamous Bataan Death March, led to Camp O’Donnell. In June, 1942 he was moved, with other POW’s to Camp Cabanatuan. In August 1942 he was transported on one of the Hell Ships to Japan where he was interned at Camp 17, Omuta, Japan working a coal mine owned by Mitsui Company.Among the many awards he received were the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and the Presidential United Citation.




WO Harold M. "Gunner" Ferrell D Co. 1st Battalion 4th Marines

Harold Ferrell was a survivor of the Oryoku Maru and POW in Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan and transferred to POW camp in Manchuria




Pte. Richard Andrew Finch

Richard Andrew Finch was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17

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Pvt James Finley Co. A 192nd Tank Batt.

James Finley was the son of John D. & Sara E. Finley and the husband of Grace Amelia Leonard. He was a carpenter.

He took part in the Battle of Luzon (8 December 1941 - 6 January 1942) and the Battle of Bataan (7 January 1942 - 9 April 1942). He was taken POW on 9 April 1942 and was on the Death March to Camp O'Donnell. Then followed Cabanatuan and Fukuoka 17. He was then on the Hell Ship Clyde Maru which sailed from Manila on 23 July 1943. He finally arrived at Omuta, Kyushu on 10 August 1943. He was liberated on September 1945. James Finley is buried in Arlington Memorial Gardens in Spencer, Oklahoma

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Pvt. Dixie Brandley Farmer Chemical Warfare Service

Dixie Brandley Farmer was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 172.

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Pte. Colin Joseph Filkins

Colin Joseph Filkins was held in POW Camp Fukuoka17 Japan.

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Cpl. Jack Finn

Jack Finn was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan.

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Pte. Maurice Finn

Maurice Finn was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan.

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Gnr Alfred Thomas Fisher

Alfred Thomas Fisher was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan.

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Pte. Robert Hemingway Fisher

Robert Hemingway Fisher was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan.

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Sgt. James Douglas Flaherty

James Douglas Flaherty was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan.

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Pte. James Joseph Flanagan

James Joseph Flanagan was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan.

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Dvr. Jack Flannery

Jack Flannery was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan.

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Pvt. Felix Flores 192nd Tank Batt. Co. B (d.22nd Dec1943)

Felix Flores died in Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan from Pneumonia and starvation. He fought in the Battle of Bataan, survived the Death March and the hell ship Clyde Maru. He was also a POW in the Philippines in camps O'Donnell & Cabanatuan

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Cpl. Frank Ray Forsyth H Co 2nd Bn 4th Marine Regt.

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan

"Never Will We Forget" by M.M.Culpepper contains several accounts of and by Forsyth




Pfc. Ray Lewis Foster CAC G Btry 59th CA Regt (AA) HDM & SB Coast Artillery Corps

Ray Lewis Foster was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan.

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Cpl. Nicholas Frankgate Royal Corps of Signals

Nicholas Frankgate was a survivor of the Oryoku Maru and was held POW in Camp Fukuoka 17 in Japan.

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Cpl. Dale Bruce Frantz A Btry 60th CAC Regt (AA) HDM & SB Coast Artillery Corps

Dale Bruce Frantz was held in POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan. He was one of the 500 Americans sent from Manila to Moji, Japan, aboard the Clyde Maru from 23 July to 9 August 1943. The men were transported by train from Moji station to camp Fukuoka 17 at Omuta, Kyushu, arriving on 10 Aug 1943.

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MM2/C. Lawrence Irving Freeman USS Canopus

Lawrence Irving Freeman was assigned to the engine room of the USS Canopus. He was captured and survived the Hell ship Mati Mati Maru going on to be held in POW camps 92nd Garage, Bilibid, Port Area, Cabanatuan and Fukuoka Omuta#17




Mil. Wnr Eric Gritzko Frangenheim

Eric Gritzco Frangenheim served with the Dutch Army and was interned at POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan. His record records under rank or unit "Mil Wnr" but it is not clear what this abbreviation refers to.

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Dvr. George Fulkar

POW Camp Fukuoka 17 Japan




Jan Ode (d.24th December 1944)

Jan Ode was a POW in Fukuoka Camp No. 17 from 1943 until 24th December 1944 when he died.

Carla Ode



Edward George Fogg Royal Army Service Corps

My grandad served in WW2 with the RASC as a driver and spent a few years as a POW at Fukuoka No.17 camp, Japan. His name is Edward George Fogg and sadly he died in 1956 aged 40 due to what he went through at this camp and others. I have hardly any information about my grandad except for a few photos and his Army soldier book and some discharge papers etc. I am hoping to find any survivors or relatives who may have known him. Or if you know anyone who was at this camp.

Lindsay Allen









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